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Sarah's Musings

Readers, We Have An Update

I’m trying to force myself to write again, even if it sounds like garbage, even if it’s nothing more than the ramblings of a hormonally unstable woman who just wants some chocolate right now. I figured I should give you an update of reasons why I have been so MIA recently.

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Storytime

Thrift Store Trauma

However, shopping through secondhand clothes can be a dangerous and occasionally traumatic experience as I found out recently.

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Glorious Food
Weight Loss Journey

When Snacks Attack

Lately, it seems like every night, all I want to do is eat ALL the things. Perhaps, it has something to do with the bad habit Ryan and I have fallen into of eating all our meals in front of the TV, habituating my brain into associating quirky, British broadcasting with stuffing my face. I get to the end of the night and find that I’ve consumed at least another 400 calories that neither I nor my thighs needed.

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Sarah's Musings

Writing Again

I hate having to write these posts where I apologize for going all AWOL on you. I’d like to say it was because I was writing the next great American novel or could give you some sort of cool announcement like being pregnant (I’m not) or I’m going to be on a reality TV show (that’s another nope). Instead, if I’m being perfectly honest, I really just didn’t want to write.

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Storytime

Anxiously Assertive: A Tale of Two Accidents

I still remember it like it was yesterday; it was a sweltering July afternoon, and I had just finished purchasing my weekly groceries at Lidl. I hurriedly pushed my cart to the car, anxious that my frozen food would be thawed after waiting in long lines at the checkout. I was sweaty, tired, and anxious […]

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Clumsy Chronicles
Storytime

Behold, The Queen of the Clumsy!

Sometimes, my clumsy, air-headed nature surprises even me. Yesterday, I threw away my $10 Igloo lunch box, and I didn’t realize it for 2 hours. I had finished my sixth day of work in a week, and I realized that I was late to getting back from my fifteen minute break. I don’t remember throwing […]

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Glorious Food
Storytime

The Delicious Taste of Failure and Wax Paper

In my 6+ years of learning how to cook, I’ve made my share of mistakes. I’ve caught napkins on fire, tried and failed to make homemade pancakes, burned chicken in hopes of avoiding salmonella, and misread the directions on pie crust and made pie goop instead. But these lessons have made me a better cook […]

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Storytime

I’ve Got the Power (Outage)!

Once upon a time last Friday, I found myself in the cramped staff bathroom at 7:55 AM trying to wash my face using a touchless sink faucet that turned off every 1.5 seconds. It’s one of those experiences that I hope never to repeat, but it was borne out of desperation after Hurricane Michael breezed […]

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Weight Loss Journey

Exercise Really Sucks

The cheery robotic voice on my phone chirps and lets me know that it’s time to move on to the next set of repetitions, this time one minute of slow burpees. Rather than start clumsily trying to push my hips back without falling over or futilely trying to do a plank without sticking my butt […]

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Clumsy Chronicles

The Accidental Terrorist

Pulling out one of my favorite stories from the “Sarah Does Dumb Stuff” archives. This particular story took place almost 5 years ago and was originally posted on my former blog Sarah’s Brand New Chapter. This is a story about how Sarah almost didn’t come home from a vacation in Wisconsin. Okay, that might be […]

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